Russia rebuilds

Subtitle: On the eve of Moscow's biennial MAKS air show, Russian aviation stands on the brink of a revival. United Aircraft, established to oversee industry, is pushing aircraft programmes, Russian Helicopters is consolidating rotorcraft production, and the space sector is re-energised. We examine the results of the shake-up. United stance : a new giant is set to dominate Russia's aerospace industry. Can it cope with domestic reform and still challenge the West? / Kieran Daly. -- Boeing and EADS firm up Russia connections / Kieran Daly. -- Rotary revolution : Russian is renowned around the world for heavy helicopters. Now it is aiming to catch up in the light/medium market / Kieran Daly. -- Defying gravity : a fresh vision is energising Russia's space programme after years of stagnation that followed the end of the Soviet Union / Rob Coppinger.


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Illustrations;
  • Pagination: p. 28-37 : ill.
  • Serial:
    • Flight International
    • Volume: 176
    • Issue Number: 5201
    • Publisher: Reed Business Information, Limited
    • ISSN: 0015-3710

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01140337
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University Transportation Library
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Sep 18 2009 8:05AM